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Simulations for Throughput and Pull

All you need is a pack of cards… Ask people what kind of typical things happen to get a user story from the backlog to in the hands of users. Agree on the most common 3-5 things, such as: exemplify/design/build, or story/TDD/accept/deploy, or the typical todo/wip/done or the traditional analysis/build/validate/deploy Group people by this same number at a table. The grouping of will make more sense in next exercise. As prep for the next exercise, also count out 4 aces, three twos, two threes, one four and one five. Set aside from the 20 used here. Maximize what is done … Continue reading

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